JANE'S ADDICTION Manager Joins SANCTUARY

JANE'S ADDICTION manager Adam Schneider has officially joined the Sanctuary Artist Management division of The Sanctuary Group, the company's Chief Executive Officer, Merck Mercuriadis, has announced. A graduate of Columbia College and Columbia Business School, Schneider worked for Bill Graham from 1988-1994, most notably on the Lollapalooza Festival, and produced the same year's JANE'S ADDICTION ...

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TOOL's CAREY Praises MESHUGGAH: 'They Are True Pioneers'

TOOL's Danny Carey on MESHUGGAH: "MESHUGGAH has been a constant source of inspiration for me from the very first time I heard them until today. They are true pioneers that have consistently broken new ground with each album effort. 'Nothing', which is my favorite record of 2002, is another prime example of their musical expertise ...

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MISERY INDEX Prepare To Record Debut

Baltimore, Maryland-based MISERY INDEX — featuring Jason Netherton (bass/vocals, ex-DYING FETUS), Bruce Greig (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, TOGETHER WE FALL, NEXT STEP UP), Sparky Voyles (guitar, ex-DYING FETUS, M.O.D.) and Matt Byers (drums) — will begin recording their full-length debut at an undisclosed Canadian studio in late March with producer Jean-Francois Dagenais (KATAKLYSM guitarist). The band ...

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MADDER MORTEM To Support OPETH In Europe

Norway's MADDER MORTEM will be supporting Swedish metal masters OPETH throughout the months of February and March. This tour will mark MADDER MORTEM's return to Central European stages after their support slot on the TRISTANIA / ROTTING CHRIST / VINTERSORG tour in Autumn of 2001. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 09 – Paris, FRA ...

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Former LIFE OF AGONY Drummer Available For Session Work

Former LIFE OF AGONY/TYPE O NEGATIVE drummer Sal Abruscato has announced that he is presently available for hire for albums or tours. Professional inquiries only should be sent to [email protected] LIFE OF AGONY reunited for two sold-out shows at the Irving Plaza in New York City last weekend, an experience that Abruscato calls "amazing and ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: 'I Didn't Sing With BRITNEY SPEARS!'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message at www.limpbizkit.com: "Well, howdy partners!!!!!!! I'm in the studio just about to wrap up the vocals!! Only four songs away!! Man, you're gonna shit!! Today, Al Jergesen [sic] from MINISTRY is in the studio with me and we're gonna tear some shit up!! I also ...

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IRON MAIDEN Producer Offers Another Recording Update

IRON MAIDEN producer Kevin Shirley, who is currently working with the band at a London studio on their as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World", has posted the following recording update via his official web site: "IRON MAIDEN/London. Got in to the studio yesterday [Jan. 9] at 11.30am. [Vocalist] Bruce [Dickinson] was the ...

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LINKIN PARK To Launch World Tour In Europe

LINKIN PARK will be kicking off their upcoming world tour in support of their much-anticipated follow-up to "Hybrid Theory" with shows in Milan, Paris, Manchester, London, and Hamburg, according to the group's official web site. After that, the band will be embarking on a full-fledged U.S. tour and continuing with a second year of Projekt ...

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LAMB OF GOD Finalize Track Listing For 'As The Palaces Burn'

LAMB OF GOD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "As The Palaces Burn", due on April 15 through Prosthetic Records. The much-anticipated follow-up to 2000's "New American Gospel", which was recorded at Richmond, Virginia's Montana studios with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), will contain the following songs: 01. Ruin 02. My ...

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